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2004 BMW 325xi Question: turn the key and car won't start! lights and radio work...

 

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Visitor, Duxbury, MA, August 02, 2010, 08:26

turn key lights come on, radio works, etc. but car will not start. doesn't even make a sound. tried to jump it but no luck. any suggestions?

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    Valleyautotech August 02, 2010, 15:12
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    Start with a new battery, Just because the lights and radio work doesn't mean the battery is good. Your battery has 6 cells of a little over 2 volts each and if one cell shorts out it will still power some things but won't have the amps needed to engage the starter

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